KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The UMKC track & field teams head to a trio of events this week when it sends student-athletes to the Mt. SAC Relays and Bryan Clay Invitational in California and to the Kansas Relays in Lawrence, Kan.
The decathlon kicks-off the Kansas Relays on Wednesday, with the event running through Saturday in Lawrence.
In California, meanwhile, the Roos will have distance runners competing on Thursday in the Bryan Clay Invitational in the 3,000-meter steeplechase and in the 10,000-meter run in the Mt. SAC Relays.
UMKC at 91st Kansas Relays
Meet Information: Information
Date: Apr. 19-21
Live Stream: Stream (Thur. – Sat.)
Live Video: ESPN3 (Sat., 3 p.m.)
Live Results: Results
Event Program: Program
Venue: Rock Chalk ParkLocation: Lawrence, Kan.
Last Time Out: The UMKC track & field teams continued their 2018 outdoor season this weekend when they competed in the weather shortened K.T. Woodman Classic in Wichita, Kan.
In the jumps, Traci Mills won her section in both the triple jump and long jump with marks of 11.62 meters and 5.69 meters, respectively. Leyla Edwards added a fourth in the triple jump (11.00m) and fifth in the long jump (5.10m), while Jayla Riggins finished third in the long jump (5.18m).
On the men’s side, Jeremy Harr won his section of the long jump at 6.61 meters and finished second in the triple jump at 13.98 meters, while Terrence Williams placed second in the long jump at 6.16 meters and third in the triple jump at 12.67 meters. In the other section, Christopher Bryan placed third in the long jump with a mark of 6.92 meters.
Up Next: The Blue & Gold will be back in action when they head to Joplin, Mo., for the Bob Williams/Bob Laptad Invitational on Apr. 27.
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